Managing Genetics for the Future
Next class starts 8 June 2015
Basic Population Genetics for Dog Breeders
Next class starts TBA
Coefficient of Inbreeding BOOT CAMP
Next class starts Summer 2015, or
join any time for self-tutorial
The Genetics of Behavior and
Performance in Dogs
(Next class starts Summer 201`5)
Always available & always FREE
Enroll in an ICB course and get
50% off Pedigree Explorer (save $40)
A GREAT DEAL FOR ICB STUDENTS
Register for any course and qualify for a 50% discount on Pedigree Explorer, software for pedigree database management and analysis.
PE computes inbreeding coefficients for ALL generation in the pedigree (100+), creates customizable pedigree charts, displays descendant trees, and more. Regular price is $80; ICB Students get it for $40. This is a great deal! Read about Pedigree Explorer here.
Breeding for the Future Program
ICB officially launched the Breeding for the Future program in June 2014, with the goal of assisting breeders in implementation of modern, scientific principles in their breeding programs. ICB is providing courses, written materials, computer simulations, and videos.
In addition to breed-specific groups that will be working to educate breeders and compile a global pedigree database back to founders, the ICB Health Chairs group will be working on developing strategies to keep breeders up to date with the latest research and veterinary developments, and also interfacing with the ICB DVMs and ICB Geneticists groups.
There are currently almost 100 breeds enrolled and nearly 4,000 breeders participating through the Breeding for the Future Facebook group.
Read more about the background for the Breeding for the Future Program here -
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